Ohio Task Force 1 to travel back home; plans for Hurricane Irma


KATY, Texas (WDTN) –  An Ohio government organization is on its way back to the Buckeye State after rescuing and helping out people in Texas after Hurricane Harvey.

Ohio Task Force 1 was given official orders Monday to travel back home after rescuing hundreds of people in Texas.READ MORE: Ohio crew rescues hundreds in Texas

The organization posted a video of the group crossing the Tennessee state line on its Facebook page around 12:00 p.m. Tuesday and is expected to be in Ohio late Tuesday night.

According to the Ohio Task Force 1 Public Information Officer, Phil Sinewe, the group will need to prepare for redeployment before they receive official word about assisting with Hurricane Irma.

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